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Life Enrichment Specialist

Employer
Ecumen
Location
Austin, MN
Start date
Mar 10, 2023
Closing date
Apr 9, 2023

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Category
Healthcare
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

St Mark's Living
Overview

St. Mark's Living is hiring a Life Enrichment Supervisor. St. Mark's Living consists of 73 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 57 nursing home beds, 26 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services and is located in Austin, Minnesota. St Mark's is an Ecumen managed community.
  • Full-Time; 80 hours/pay period
    • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Monday-Friday
  • No weekends & No holidays!
Ecumen Overview

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve.

Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.

Responsibilities

The Life Enrichment Supervisor is responsible for planning and delivery of recreational and life enriching programs designed to meet and honor the physical, cognitive, emotional, spiritual, educational and social needs of all residents, based on an individualized assessment.

Essential job responsibilities include:
  • Develops and maintains a master calendar of events, outings and other life enrichment opportunities for residents.
  • Plans and conducts individual and group activities, events, and outings to meet the assessed needs of residents. Documents resident participation.
  • Performs assessments (initial, quarterly, annual) of residents' life enrichment needs and completes required sections of MDS, assists in the development of care plan to meet those needs, and participates in resident care conferences.
  • Develops and maintains policies and procedures pertaining to Life Enrichment and communicates these to life enrichment staff and other departments.
  • Supervises Life Enrichment staff.
  • Provides transportation for residents to outings using community vehicle.
  • Empowers residents to develop interpersonal relationships, socialize effectively and develop confidence to participate in individual and group programming activity.
  • Responsible for department budget and ensuring availability of supplies.
  • Maintains an interdisciplinary focus, being mindful of the needs and operations of other departments. Communicates with other departments in advance of events that will require their assistance and participation.
  • Qualifications

    Life Enrichment Supervisor

    Minimum Required Qualifications:
    • High school diploma or GED
    • 2 years related experience
    • Knowledge and understanding of the field of geriatrics and the interpersonal, spiritual and psycho-social needs of older adults.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written format
    • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, Resident's Bill of Rights, OSHA, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, Right to know, HUD Policy and Procedures, ADA , Fair Housing laws and regulations and SDS
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Previous supervisory experience
    • Previous experience working with seniors
    • ADC, ACC or CTRS preferred but not required
    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    Ensuring the safety and well-being of our residents, patients and staff is one of our highest priorities at Ecumen. To ensure we are complying with CMS guidelines, this position requires candidates to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or submit for an exemption request prior to starting employment.

    We participate in E-Verify.

    Company

    Company info
    Location
    3530 Lexington Avenue North
    Shoreview
    MN
    55126

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